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post #21 of (permalink) Old 01-16-2013, 03:22 PM
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Originally Posted by BeachLegoGal View Post
Thank you. I ended up getting the Restricted Social 147. I asked for the 147, but the people at the snowboard store recommended I get the 142 since I was a beginner. My husband and I said OK to their recommendations, then they opened and put my bindings on a 147. I think I'll just stick with it.

Thank you to everyone for your help and suggestions.
Good luck! Weight range is the most critical spec of a board while you're shopping, and then you tailor the length based on ability, muscle, what you plan to do with the board, etc.

As a beginner it's always best starting in the middle of the weight/flex/size ranges. Sounds like you got something that should work fine for you...
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